Websites can be created both at low cost and high as well. Building a website requires to do a lot of things, when placed in a order are
Purchasing a domain name
Hosting the site
Requiring a website builder to manage designs
Process to built a business website
Step 1: Registering domain of your website
It is the basic name or an address to your website. For example: www.businesssite.com, where in place to built a business website you need to enter your site’s name. It is the basic name for which people search over for.
Also, you need to be careful while choosing you business name that it doesn’t match with any other. You can search it on Bluehost, hostgator or godaddy. If you are redirected to the registration page, yours is unique else search for a name that isn’t taken. While choosing for a name you should keep some things on mind
Add search keywords.
Avoid random keywords.
Use location keywords.
While choosing the extension of your website, go from ‘.com’ if it is available, because people rely for the content of a ‘.com’ website more. There are other extensions also available like ‘.net’,’.org’, etc.
After you have found one, the website is ready for hosting. Different websites charge differently for your hosting. Bluehost charges $7.99/month. A wordpress website would charge you for $100-$500 depending upon your extension.
Step 2: Choosing your website host
There are many versatile hosts. For example- Bluehost, wordpress , weebly etc. where you can register yourself. After registering they will offer you with different monthly plans, where you can choose the one you like.
Step 3: Creating your website content
Website content is the content which you would like to show your clients. These contents need proper updation from time to time with changing scenarios and priorities. Business websites works awesome when they’re simple and easy to navigate, with straightforward text and a single call to action on each page. Also, don’t try to exaggerate your content, this will not help your client to understand things. A client would like to understand things in a layman language.
Business websites contains some important pages where the client would like to navigate
Home-On this page, you would give introduction to your business with some specific and unique lines.
Products (or Services) – This includes the list of products which your company would like to advertise about and recommend to your clients. Do write a paragraph or 4-5 sentences about that product.
About Us-Mention the history of your organization and about the partners if you are working in collaboration. Do mention your credentials and creditability.
Blog – Make an editorial page where you would be communicating with your clients on daily basis.
Contact us pages- Mention the phone numbers, fax, e-mail id etc. through which your clients can contact you.
Also, ensure that your website is mobile optimized. It means when somebody opens your site on phone the layout of your website will change accordingly, not in a bad way i.e. the layout should not change .It should be so optimized to fit in a small screen without a problem. Different website host provide us with mobile optimization before hand, for e.g. WordPress, weebly.
Step 4: Design a logo
Your logo should be unique with a motto imprinted on it. It should give a message of your company goals. Logo designing can be done in different ways, such as,
1.Design it yourself by taking help from of the sites such as TailorBrands.
- Hire a project based professional designer. You can find it on fivver.com.
- Ask out at a logo design agency which works offline.
Step 5: Design your website
To design a website, planning and analyzing that how your site layout will look like, including different scaling factors such as colors, fonts, images, page structures, interactive features, copy, and graphics. It is said that picture states more perfectly than words. So you need to be sure for your website design and other factors, it is imperative that you make a good first impression.
Some of a few tips to ensure that your website design is up to mark:
Have clear navigation: If you want people to visit your site to instantly and more frequently, you need to know what your business is about and where to go to learn about your products or services. If your site is not clear about things or don’t give proper information, people would leave and will make sure that they don’t come again here.
Use call to action buttons: Implementing on click buttons with clear and fast actions will immediately attract the user’s eye. This happens only when your content on the site is optimize so that it takes less time to load it from server. This helps person to take up for desired action and browse accordingly.
Make sure your site loads quickly: People are impatient and in hurry as well , so, if your site takes even a fraction of a second more than other due to load , there are chances people will look up somewhere else and mind make up themselves not to visit here again. Bluehost, wordpress etc. has fast loading times.
Keep it minimal: Don’t overdo your site with your design and definitely don’t feel to make it overloaded with filling every square piece with information… White space is your friend i.e. By keeping the looks minimal, you can focus attention on the content which actually people looks for.